Florida Senate - 2013                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. PCS (355358) for SB 306
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                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: WD            .                                
                  03/14/2013           .                                

       The Committee on Appropriations (Margolis) recommended the
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 319 - 341.
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    6         And the title is amended as follows:
    7         Delete lines 2 - 41
    8  and insert:
    9         An act relating to professional sports facilities;
   10         amending s. 125.0104, F.S.; providing that tourist
   11         development tax revenues may also be used to pay the
   12         debt service on bonds that finance the renovation of a
   13         professional sports facility that is publicly owned,
   14         or that is on land publicly owned, which is publicly
   15         operated or operated by the owner of a professional
   16         sports franchise or other lessee; requiring that the
   17         renovation costs exceed a specified amount; allowing
   18         certain fees and costs to be included in the cost for
   19         renovation; requiring private contributions to the
   20         professional sports facility as a condition for the
   21         use of tourist development taxes; authorizing the use
   22         of certain tax revenues to pay for operation and
   23         maintenance costs of the renovated facility; providing
   24         for nonapplication of the prohibition against levying
   25         such tax in certain cities and towns under certain
   26         conditions; restricting certain counties from levying
   27         the tax; providing for controlling application
   28         notwithstanding conflicting provisions; authorizing
   29         the use of tourist development tax revenues for
   30         financing the renovation of a professional sports
   31         franchise facility; amending s. 212.20, F.S.;
   32         authorizing a tax rebate for a renovated professional
   33         sports facility; conforming a cross-reference;
   34         amending s. 218.64, F.S.; conforming a cross
   35         reference; amending s. 288.1162, F.S.;